Denver goaltender Jaillet saves best for last in championship victory :: USCHO.com Blogs :: Frozen Four Blog :: U.S. College Hockey Online

CHICAGO — In the hectic final minutes of Denver’s 3-2 victory over Minnesota Duluth in the NCAA championship game on Saturday, the Pioneers withstood a furious but ultimately unsuccessful comebac

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Harvard’s Donatos share special season, but coach hasn’t had time to savor it :: USCHO.com Blogs :: Frozen Four Blog :: U.S. College Hockey Online

CHICAGO — It’s been a special season for Harvard coach Ted Donato and his team: a Beanpot title (first in 24 years), an ECAC Hockey championship (second in three years) and the Crimson’s first Fr

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Fox’s rookie-year point production a pleasant surprise for Harvard :: USCHO.com Blogs :: Frozen Four Blog :: U.S. College Hockey Online

CHICAGO — It’s obvious that Harvard’s large and talented senior class has contributed heavily to the Crimson’s success this season. But freshman Adam Fox has been a factor from the start of his r

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Atlantic Hockey: Giesler’s hat trick lifts Air Force over RIT :: USCHO.com College Hockey Game Recaps :: U.S. College Hockey Online

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — There’s an adage in hockey: Get to the net and good things will happen. That was the case for Air Force sophomore Evan Giesler, who recorded his first career hat trick to lead the Falcons to a 4-2 win over host Rochester Institute of Technology. Giesler had a goal in each period for the first Air Force hat trick since Cole Gunner’s in March 2015. “Coach always preaches, ‘Get to the net…

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Three Things: Bonus hockey :: USCHO.com Blogs :: Atlantic Hockey Blog :: U.S. College Hockey Online

Three things from the weekend in Atlantic Hockey: Bonus hockey It was a wild Saturday night in Atlantic Hockey, with four of five conference games going to overtime, the first time we’ve had four OTs in a single day since Jan. 20, 2016. Two of the games ended in ties, while the other pair saw a winner emerge. Army West Point completed a sweep of Niagara in thrilling fashion as Conor Andrle got the game…

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Atlantic Hockey: Berrafato stops 27 in Holy Cross shutout of RIT :: USCHO.com College Hockey Game Recaps :: U.S. College Hockey Online

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Tonight’s Holy Cross 4-0 win over host Rochester Institute of Technology had a decidedly Western New York feel. Crusaders goaltender Paul Berrafato, a Buffalo native, stopped all 27 shots he faced for his sixth career shutout. That and a goal by Rochester native Johnny Coughlin, whose first-period marker turned out to be the game-winner, paced the Crusaders to the victory, extending their unbeaten streak at the Polisseni Center to 3-0-2. “I think…

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Mercyhurst has its eyes on strong finish, long postseason run :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online

It’s been an up-and-down year for the Mercyhurst Lakers, who sit in a three-way tie for fourth place in the Atlantic Hockey standings at 10-10-4 in league play. The Lakers have spent most of the season straddling the .500 mark, winning consecutive games only twice, but never dropping more than three contests in a row. Rick Gotkin’s team began to pick up steam four weeks ago, and put together a five game unbeaten streak that…

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Atlantic Hockey: Desbiens hat trick paces Bentley over RIT :: USCHO.com College Hockey Game Recaps :: U.S. College Hockey Online

“Desbiens” can be loosely translated as “the goods,” and the Bentley freshmen lived up to his surname, scoring his first collegiate hat trick to lead Bentley to a 6-3 win over RIT. The Falcons recorded their first weekend sweep of the season, avenging a pair of Tigers’ wins at the John A. Ryan Skating Center back in October. “Our goal in the year was to break (the season) down into series,” said Bentley coach Ryan…

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Canisius’ Williams finds opportunity with Griffs ‘a really good fit’ on, off the ice :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online

Canisius goaltender Charles Williams hasn’t taken a conventional path to where he is today, but his college hockey career started out the way they typically do for a Division I player. The Canton, Mich., native posted impressive numbers in the USHL, going 20-4-3 for the Lincoln Stars in his last year of juniors. He landed at Ferris State, where he played in nine games his first two seasons, backing up Hobey Baker finalist CJ Motte.…

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Three Things: How full is your glass? :: USCHO.com Blogs :: Atlantic Hockey Blog :: U.S. College Hockey Online

Three things from the weekend that was in Atlantic Hockey: How full is your glass? Every Atlantic Hockey team came away from this weekend with something positive, albeit some squad’s glasses were more full than others. None of the five series played resulted in sweeps, with Canisius and Sacred Heart coming out with the best results: three points each against Air Force and Holy Cross, respectively. The other three series ended in splits: Bentley/Niagara, Rochester…

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Deep Air Force squad showing worth as injuries taking toll on Falcons :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online

Before the season started, Air Force coach Frank Serratore told me that this year’s team may be the deepest he’s had in his 20 years behind the Falcons’ bench. It looks like he was right. Despite a rash of injuries, Air Force swept Mercyhurst last weekend to move into first place in Atlantic Hockey, holding a one-point lead over Robert Morris with a pair of games in hand. The Falcons have now won six games…

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Seeing where Atlantic Hockey teams stand 42 percent of the way into the season :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online

While not quite at the halfway point of the season (42.2 percent, to be exact), the holiday break is a time to look forward to some tournaments as well as look back on the 2016 portion of the 2016-2017 season. We’ve had a few surprises, but that’s par for the course in Atlantic Hockey. Who’s overachieving? Who’s got work to do in the second half? Let’s find out. Where things stand Early in the season,…

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Three Things: Power surge :: USCHO.com Blogs :: Atlantic Hockey Blog :: U.S. College Hockey Online

Power surge One statistic stands way, way out in Rochester Institute of Technology’s sweep of Niagara: success with the man advantage. The Tigers scored a whopping eight power play goals in the series, including a school record six in a 7-1 win on Friday. RIT went six for 10 with the man advantage in that one, and followed it up with two more power play goals in five chances in Saturday’s 6-2 victory. Liam Kerins…

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